H.Essers Group to become a global player

Further internationalization for H.Essers via participation in the Argentinian Tradelog company

H.Essers Group to become a global player

Buenos Aires headquartered Tradelog is an Argentinian logistics service provider specialized in long distance transport for segments like high security products, groupage and food logistics. Through its sister company Manderley, the company offers international transport in Chile, Argentina and Bolivia. Tradelog has 20 offices, 62,000 square meters of warehouses, a staff of 485 people and a turnover of EUR 65 million in 2015.

Currently, many of the customers of H.Essers are already active on the Latin American market. By moving closer towards their customers, H.Essers can offer the same level logistics services as they do in Europe. 

In addition, in this way they can transcend the European context and grow to a global player within their strategic market segments. In return, Tradelog and Manderley hope to learn a lot of the European logistics know-how and optimize their ICT knowledge.

Via Tradelog, both family business hope to grow in the high-end market and to establish themselves in the top 5 Argentinian logistical players. From this position Tradelog wants to expand its activities further to the Latin American market.

H.Essers is a premium logistics provider that offers customised and integrated transportation and logistics solutions across Europe. The company was founded in 1928 by Henri Essers and has since become one of the leading companies in Europe within major transport and logistics sectors such as chemicals, pharmaceuticals, healthcare and high-quality products. For the past years the company has experienced a solid expansion, driven by organic growth and a number of strategic acquisitions. In 2015, it reported a turnover of EUR 484 million.

With 930,000 m² of warehouse space, a fleet of 1,360 trucks and 2,900 trailers, H.Essers is one of the largest and most successful logistics providers in Europe. The company has over 4,630 employees across 41 offices in 12 countries in Western and Eastern Europe. Along with their headquarters in Genk (Belgium), H.Essers also has a strong presence in Romania.